Star Wars - Cool Stuff
Astromechs To The Rescue! The above photograph of a U.S. Naval shipman posing with an R2-type astromech droid was taken in 1942 during the aftermath of the infamous attack on Pearl Harbor. The attack on Pearl Harbor was a surprise attack against the United States' naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii by the Japanese navy, on the morning of Sunday, December 7, 1941, resulting in the United States becoming involved in World War II. It was intended as a preventive action to remove the U.S. Pacific Fleet as a factor in the war Japan was about to wage against Britain, the Netherlands, and the United States.
Some time ago I gathered a list of 100 Exceptional Free Paper Models and Toys that was quite well received by the readers of this blog. The amount and quality of paper craft models available for download is amazing. Chances are that anything that’s popular and geeky, has already been converted into a paper craft model. Since Star Wars is both extremely popular and absolutely geeky, then it is not a surprise that loads of paper craft models are available on the web. Just follow the links and download the models. Beware, some these models are somewhat difficult to build.
First Pac-Man and Peanuts, now Moleskine celebrates another global pop culture icon with a limited edition dedicated to Star Wars . The inside pocket contains a reproduction of the original 1977 poster by the Brothers Hildebrandt. The cover images, in silver or bronze, are made using the debossing technique, with two different variants: the famous "jump into hyperspace" with the stretching stars, and the opening "title crawl", with 3D words floating in outer space.